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Sports List of the Day’s Top 20 NBA Playoffs Posts

1. NBA Finals: Top 20 Players with the Most Championship Rings

2. Players with the Most Triple-Doubles in Playoff History

3. NBA Teams That Have Come Back from 3-1 to Win a Playoff Series

4. NBA Finals: Winners by Seed

5. Top 20 Players Who Have Played in the Most Playoff Games

6. Top 20 Active Playoff Career Points Leaders

7. Top 10 NBA Players Who Never Won a Championship

8. Top 20 Playoff Performances (Points) in NBA History

9. NBA: Most Total Points of All Time (Regular Season + Playoffs)

10. NBA Finals: No. 1 Draft Picks That Have Won an NBA Championship

11. Longest Winning Streaks in NBA Playoff History

12. NBA Finals: Back-to-Back Winners…and Losers

13. Top 10 Most Watched NBA Finals Since 1976

14. Number and Year of NBA Championships Per Team

15. LeBron James’ 20 Highest-Scoring Games (and 10 Highest-Scoring Playoff Games)

16. Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and the Top 20 Players with the Most Points in Playoff History

17. NBA Finals Game 7 Results: All-Time

18. Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and the 20 Greatest Scorers in NBA Playoff History

19. Kobe Bryant and the Most Minutes Played in NBA Playoff History

20. NBA Playoffs All-Time Individual Stats Leaders

NBA: Players with the Most Triple-Doubles in Playoff History

Magic Johnson Has an Unbreakable (?) 30 NBA Playoff Triple-Doubles (Larry Bird Is No Slouch Either, Ranking Third with 10)

Magic Johnson Has an Unbreakable (?) 30 NBA Playoff Triple-Doubles (Larry Bird Is No Slouch Either, Ranking Third with 10)

Everybody loves triple-doubles, especially Magic Johnson. He has, by far, the most in playoff history – 30.

Active New York Knick Jason Kidd places a distant second with 11. His triple-double days seem behind him, though.

Both also feature on the all-time regular season list – second and third, respectively.

Check out Rajon Rondo already tied for third with fellow Boston Celtic Larry Bird. Before long, Rondo will surpass Kidd. But Magic? That will be very tough. I’m not saying this record is unbreakable, but it will be tough.

Updated May 22, 2013: LeBron James got his 9th in the wild OT Eastern Finals Game 1 win against the Indiana Pacers. James, like Rondo (and perhaps even more so) may have a shot at Johnson in time. Don’t “kidd” yourself, though. Trip-Dubs are hard to come by, especially in the postseason.

Updated June 7, 2013: LeBron got his 10th in Game 1 of the 2013 NBA Finals.

Updated June 19, 2013: LeBron does it again in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals, tying him with Jason Kidd for second-most triple-doubles in Playoff history.

  PLAYER TRIPLE-DOUBLES
1. Magic Johnson 30
2. Jason Kidd 11
2. LeBron James
11
4. Rajon Rondo 10
4. Larry Bird
10
6. Wilt Chamberlain
9
7. Oscar Robertson 8
8. John Havlicek 5
9. Tim Duncan 4
9. Charles Barkley 4
9. Elgin Baylor 4
9. Walt Frazier 4
9. Scottie Pippen 4

Photo: nesn.com

NBA Video: Top 3 Players in History with the Most Triple-Doubles

Oscar Robertson - Most Triple-Doubles of All Time

Oscar Robertson – Most Triple-Doubles of All Time

If you’re not familiar with the “Big O,” Oscar Robertson, it’s time. Comparisons with Michael Jordan are not far off the mark.

Robertson finished with two unbreakable records. First, he had the most triple-doubles in history – 181.

Even more astonishing, in 1961-62, Robertson averaged a triple-double for the entire season! 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists. He’s the only player to ever do so.

In all, only three players have reached the 100 career triple-double mark. The other two are Magic Johnson and active New York Knick, Jason Kidd.

Here’s a video look at these three.

If you’d like to see the top 15 players in NBA history with the most triple-doubles, check out the original post today’s is based on: Most Career Triple-Doubles in NBA History.

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1. Oscar Robertson – 181 Triple-Doubles

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Part 3

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2. Magic Johnson – 138 Triple-Doubles

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3. Jason Kidd – 107 Triple-Doubles

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